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July 28, 2011 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Former Yankee Irabu found dead

LOS ANGELES - Hideki Irabu joined the New York Yankees 14 years ago in a swell of international excitement.

July 28, 2011 | By ROBERT JABLON | Sports


Big moves getting underway in NFL

Matt Hasselbeck is heading to Music City. Santonio Holmes is staying at home in the Meadowlands. Two days after the lockout ended, NFL teams are doing deals at a frantic pace, with some big names - maybe even Donovan McNabb - changing addresses, and others staying put.

July 27, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Bass tips you need to know

When it comes to catching largemouth bass we are all guilty of looking for the latest, greatest thing to come along that will assure a daily limit. Those companies who make fishing tackle know we are vulnerable and take full advantage with hundreds of new lures and products every year. Their marketing departments have a field day with guys like us who are easily convinced or at least willing to try new stuff to satisfy our life long search for the perfect bait. Truth is, there is no such thing and I've got a couple of tips today that ...

July 26, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


NFLPA, owners come to terms

WASHINGTON - Now it can be said with certainty: Get ready for some football!

July 25, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Braeden's need for speed

STILSON - Braeden Kenan has raced in more than 200 motocross events, won his fair share of them and gotten several sponsorships. Next Saturday in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., he'll be a part of his biggest race yet.

July 23, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Extended lockout could cause sloppy preseason

NEW YORK - As lawyers for NFL players and owners spend the weekend trying to put the lockout to rest, many fans wonder when pro football will return. And when it does, just how ragged will the preseason look?

July 23, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Isner reaches finals in Atlanta

NORCROSS, Ga. - John Isner, in position to win back-to-back tournaments for the first time in his career, is savoring the confidence that has come with his success.

July 23, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Schleck in yellow heading into crucial time trial

ALPE D'HUEZ, France - If Andy Schleck is to finally win the Tour de France, he's going to have to overcome one final obstacle on his own.

July 22, 2011 | By GREG KELLER Associated Press | Sports


NFL on hold; players study deal OK'd by owners

WASHINGTON - Sorry, football fans.

July 22, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Running on all cylinders

In Statesboro High's vaunted wishbone running offense, opponents are used to seeing a new stable of capable backs come through each season.

July 21, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Owners vote for tentative deal

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - NFL owners voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative 10-year agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval.

July 21, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods fires Steve Williams

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - After a year that couldn't end soon enough, one rocked by a sex scandal and divorce, a major swing change on the course and the loss of four major sponsors off it, Tiger Woods was asked about the one constant in his career - his caddie, Steve Williams.

July 21, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ivy League limits practice contact

NEWARK, N.J. - In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconcussive hits, Ivy League football teams will be allowed to have just two full-contact practices a week, three less than the NCAA allows.

July 20, 2011 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Source: No player NFL vote Wednesday

WASHINGTON - NFL players didn't vote Wednesday on a full proposal to settle the league's labor dispute, citing several outstanding issues, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

July 20, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


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SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA title

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's ...

April 08, 2018 | By MIKE COOK Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fly past Little Rock

Georgia Southern Baseball took a 3-2 win over Little Rock on Saturday afternoon to open an abbreviated two game set in The Natural State. Heavy ...

April 08, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Reed builds three shot lead over McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The only thunder was on the ground, not in the sky, a series of ear-splitting roars for Patrick Reed and his two eagles ...

April 08, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No technology, no problem: The Masters Life

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 07, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


76ers hold off LeBron, Cavs 132-130 for 13th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeBron James pulled Ben Simmons in for a hug, and smiled and laughed in a brief chat with Joel Embiid.

April 07, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Truex, Harvick know how to get to front at tracks like Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick certainly know their way to the front at 1 1/2-mile tracks like the one at ...

April 06, 2018 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lingering winter getting the best of baseball early on

Steady and sure-handed, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is a confident mitt man.

April 06, 2018 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


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